Classic Era

The High Tale of the Dragonlance itself — the Chronicles Trilogy — and the stories that immediately followed.

Prerequisites: None. This is where it all begins.

Core books of this era: The Chronicles Trilogy and the Legends Trilogy; collectively known among some fans as “The Holy Six.” These should be read first, after which any stories of this era, as well as stories of the Historical and Preludes eras, will be open to you.

The Gully Dwarves

The Gully Dwarves

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Series: Lost Histories, Book 5
Genre: Novels
Tag: Classic Era

Who would have thought that a green dragon would have chosen better companions than gully dwarves, but Verden Leafglow is no ordinary dragon. Rejected by Takhisis and reformed to the ways of goodness, Verden has been charged by Reorx to help a hero. Of course, it is no one other than Bron, the son of the thane of the Bulp clan of Aghar.

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The Best of Tales Vol. I

The Best of Tales Vol. I

From Wizards.com: Fantastical monsters and dragons of every hue. Accursed wizards and mysterious villains. Deadly battles and otherworldly spectacles. The untold adventures of the beloved Companions. Here are the collected best short stories of the original Dragonlance Tales series, unfolding a world of heroism, magic, and fantasy. It is a treasury for loyal fans of the saga, and for new readers it is an enthralling introduction to the world of Krynn.

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Return of the Sorceress

Return of the Sorceress

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Series: New Adventures, Book 4
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

Return of the Sorceress continues a new series of Dragonlance adventures written specifically for readers ages 10 and up. Sized to fit young readers, the series features a new group of young companions who band together for friendship and excitement during the golden age of the Dragonlance world. Author Tim Waggoner, who wrote the first title in this series, Temple of the Dragonslayer, has written frequently for young readers, and his novels and short stories have been nominated for numerous writing awards.

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Chronicles Collector’s Edition

Chronicles Collector’s Edition

Dragons. Creatures of legend. Stories told to children. But now dragons have returned to Krynn. The darkness of war and destruction engulfs the land. More than six million readers have witnessed the return of the dragons. And now the books that began the best-selling Dragonlance saga are collected in their entirety in this special edition. New readers and old friends can travel with the unlikely band of heroes who seek the restoration of balance in their lives and in their world. Includes an introduction by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, as well as "Dragons of Autumn Twilight," "Dragons of Winter Night," and "Dragons of Spring Dawning."

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The Sellsword

The Sellsword

From Amazon-com: Vanderjack is a mercenary with a troubled past and a sword haunted by ghosts. Hired to rescue a nobleman's daughter from behind enemy lines, the sellsword finds himself a pivotal player in the liberation of Nordmaar from the Red Dragonarmy.

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The Best of Tales Vol. 2

The Best of Tales Vol. 2

A second volume of some of Krynn's favorite tales. In addition to some of the stories that are collected here from the other Tales books, the second volume also includes "The Anvil of Time", an original adventure module by Tracy Hickman that was published in Dungeon Magazine #86.

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Dragon Sword

Dragon Sword

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Series: New Adventures, Book 5
Genre: Novels
Tags: Young Adult, Classic Era

Dragon Sword continues a new series of Dragonlance adventures written specifically for readers ages 10 and up. Sized to fit the young reader market, the series features a new group of young companions who band together for friendship and excitement during the golden age of the Dragonlance world.

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Dragonlance Chronicles Special Edition

Dragonlance Chronicles Special Edition

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This beautiful new leatherbound edition of the Dragonlance Chronicles saga marks the first time this story has ever been available for purchase in a premium format. A leather, embossed cover and gilt-edged pages bring a new level of sophistication to the three titles collected inside: Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dragons of Winter Night, and Dragons of Spring Dawning. This annotated edition will display beautifully on any shelf and marks the Chronicles trilogy as one of the true classics in fantasy literature.
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Prisoners of Pax Tharkas

Prisoners of Pax Tharkas

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Series: AD&D Adventure Gamebooks, Book 1
Genre: Gaming Books
Tag: Classic Era

In Prisoners of Pax Tharkas, you are transported to the danger-filled world of the Dragonlance legend, where you find yourself the prisoner of the evil Lord Veminaard and his strange draconian followers.

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Before the Mask

Before the Mask

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Series: Villains Series, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tag: Classic Era

This is the story of a young Verminaard, the boy who grew into the dragon highlord of note in the War of the Lance. In the Khalkist Mountains, a child was born amidst the ominous prophecy of a druidess. As Verminaard grew, he traded his earthly loyalties to a mysterious Voice, a voice which one day he would call his Queen.

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Dragon Day

Dragon Day

From Wizards.com: Dragon Day continues a new series of Dragonlance adventures written specifically for readers ages 10 and up. Sized to fit the young reader market, the series features a new group of young companions who band together for friendship and excitement during the golden age of the Dragonlance world.

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Chronicles Trilogy Gift Set

Chronicles Trilogy Gift Set

This three-book set is perfect for collectors and an ideal gift for readers unfamiliar with the Dragonlance setting. The Chronicles Trilogy -- Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dragons of Winter Night, and Dragons of Spring Dawning -- is enclosed in a hard-sided slipcover case featuring the stunning cover art by Matt Stawicki from the series.

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The Soulforge

The Soulforge

In The Soulforge, you are Raistlin, the smoldering mage hero of The Dragonlance Chronicles as he faces the deadly Test in the fabled Towers of High Sorcery.

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The Black Wing

The Black Wing

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Series: Villains Series, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tag: Classic Era

Before the Cataclysm, Khisanth was a young wyrm. Awakening from her sleep shortly before the War of the Lance, Onyx (her human name) discovers that life after the Cataclysm is very different. Khisanth learns her lessons hard, considering herself above all others in many things and forging bonds with the Black Dragonarmy.

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Dragon Knight

Dragon Knight

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Series: New Adventures, Book 7
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Amazon.com: The seventh title in the new Dragonlance adventure series for young readers. Dragon Knights continues a new series of Dragonlance fantasy adventures written specifically for readers ages 10 and up. Sized to fit the young reader market, the series features a group of young companions who band together for friendship and excitement during the golden age of the Dragonlance world.

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Wizard’s Curse

Wizard’s Curse

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Series: Trinistyr Trilogy, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: Wizard's Curse continues a new series of Dragonlance fantasy adventures written specifically for readers ages 10 and up. The series features a group of young companions who band together for friendship, adventure, and excitement during the golden age of the Dragonlance world.

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Lords of Doom

Lords of Doom

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Series: AD&D Adventure Gamebooks, Book 3
Genre: Gaming Books
Tag: Classic Era

In Lords of Doom, you, the elf Gilthanas, must somehow seek out the eggs of the good dragons so the powerful creatures will be free to combat the wicked Queen of Darkness herself!

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Emperor of Ansalon

Emperor of Ansalon

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Series: Villains Series, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tag: Classic Era

A young man once climbed through the mountains with a dwarven companion. Though the dwarf was lost somewhere along the way, Ariakas managed to conquer the tower where a beautiful maiden lived. With his multi-hued sword, Ariakas embarked down the path set forth for him by her Dark Majesty, Takhisis, Queen of Darkness.

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Dragon Spell

Dragon Spell

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Series: New Adventures, Book 8
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

Dragon Spell continues a new series of Dragonlance fantasy adventures written specifically for readers ages 10 and up. Sized to fit young readers, the series features a group of young companions who band together for friendship and excitement during the golden age of the Dragonlance world.

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Wizard’s Betrayal

Wizard’s Betrayal

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Series: Trinistyr Trilogy, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: The Trinistyr -- Ancient holy relic, Cursed symbol of power, Key to Nearra's future... or her destruction. An antique map reveals yet another family secret: Nearra must relive the suffering of two more of the wizards betrayed by her ancestor, or her family's magic and the healing power of the Trinistyr will never be restored. Undeterred, Nearra, Jirah, and their friends continue their mission, arriving at the once great city of Tarsis. But they do not journey alone. Two elf mages watch them from afar, while a dark cleric follows their every move. Betrayals come to light. New powers arise. And a startling revelation threatens to destroy Nearra, once and for all.

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